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Summary of Prime Minister Kan's Press Conference on April 12

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 10:26 am | Government Of Japan

It has been a month since the Great East Japan Earthquake hit Japan. More >>

Japan: Press Conference by the Chief Cabinet Secretary

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 9:45 am | Government Of Japan

To start, I have two items to report to you. The first of these is something I would particularly like to request of the people of Japan. More >>

On the incident regarding Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant

Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 9:38 am | Government Of Japan

1.Areas in which counter-emergency measures should be taken: More >>

Chief Cabinet Secretary on Radiation Levels

Tuesday, 15 March 2011, 4:19 pm | Government Of Japan

Since yesterday, we have been continually injecting sea water into the reactor core of the Unit 3 reactor at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. A short time ago, at 11:01, an explosion occurred in the Unit 3 reactor. Based on the conditions ... More >>

Japan gives to earthquake fund

Friday, 25 February 2011, 11:15 pm | Government Of Japan

On February 25, the Government of Japan decided to contribute 500,000 USD to The New Zealand Red Cross as an emergency grant aid, in response to the extensive damage of the earthquake in the South Island of New Zealand. More >>

Aid: Japan's US$50m Response To Rising Food Prices

Saturday, 5 July 2008, 8:32 am | Government Of Japan

The issue of rising food prices is among the most important agenda at the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit to be held next week. Japan has announced various assistances in response to the needs of developing countries in short as well as medium to long terms. More >>

Japan's Opening Statement, 60th IWC Annual Meeting

Tuesday, 24 June 2008, 9:48 am | Government Of Japan

The Government of Japan expresses its appreciation to the Government of Chile for hosting the 60th Annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and for the hospitality we have received. More >>

Japan Provides USD23 Million To 8 Nations Via WFP

Tuesday, 25 December 2007, 9:31 pm | Government Of Japan

In response to a request from the WFP, the Government of Japan has extended grant aid (food aid) totaling 2.88 billion yen through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to eight countries where there are vulnerable groups. More >>

German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel To Visit Japan

Tuesday, 7 August 2007, 5:58 pm | Government Of Japan

Dr. Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, will pay an Official Working Visit to Japan from 29 August to 31 August, 2007. During her stay Dr. Merkel will be received in audience by his Majesty the Emperor of Japan. More >>

Japanese Minister Postpones Visit to Australia

Wednesday, 11 January 2006, 2:58 pm | Government Of Japan

1. In the evening of January 6 (Japan time), the U.S. Government informed the Government of Japan that U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had to postpone her visit to Australia. Having received the same information, Australia notified Japan in the ... More >>

U.S.-Australia-Japan Counter-Terrorism Talks

Thursday, 22 September 2005, 9:36 pm | Government Of Japan

1. U.S.-Australia-Japan Counter-Terrorism Talks will be held on September 21 (Wed) and 22 (Thu) in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. More >>

Concern “Heightened” Over Iwc Outcome

Friday, 23 July 2004, 10:21 am | Government Of Japan

Japan’s Commissioner to the IWC, Mr. Minoru Morimoto, has expressed Japan’s dissatisfaction with the outcome of the 56th Annual Meeting of the IWC, which concluded today in Sorrento, Italy. More >>

Japan: No Scientific Basis For Whale Sanctuaries

Thursday, 22 July 2004, 9:10 am | Government Of Japan

Japan’s Commissioner to the IWC, Mr. Minoru Morimoto, said today that, “the decision to continue the sanctuary in the Antarctic contradicts science and the International Convention which requires that it’s regulations be based on scientific findings.” More >>

Japan's Opening Statement At Whaling Commission

Tuesday, 20 July 2004, 8:34 am | Government Of Japan

The Government of Japan expresses its appreciation to the Government of Italy for hosting the 56th Annual Meeting of the IWC. More >>

Statement By Japan Whaling Commission

Friday, 20 June 2003, 1:12 pm | Government Of Japan

The International Whaling Commission’s 55th annual meeting in Berlin will be remembered for further strengthening the polarization within the IWC and provoking nations seeking to resume harvesting of abundant whales for food to explore other means to achieve ... More >>

Whaling Commission Rejects ‘Sanctuary’ Proposals

Wednesday, 18 June 2003, 8:09 am | Government Of Japan

The Whaling Commission’s rejection – again – of proposals to create so-called “sanctuaries” in the South Pacific and South Atlantic were the only common sense decisions made so far at the annual meeting in Berlin, the Government of Japan said today. More >>

Berlin Initiative Final Blow To IWC

Tuesday, 17 June 2003, 8:51 am | Government Of Japan

Adoption of the Berlin initiative is the final blow to the already polarized and dysfunctional IWC, destroying its raison d’etre, Japan’s Whaling Commissioner said today. More >>

“Berlin (Trojan Horse) Initiative” & Int Whaling

Friday, 13 June 2003, 9:47 am | Government Of Japan

The “Berlin Initiative” might look like a positive, feel-good development for the International Whaling Commission, but ultimately will be the final blow to the already polarized and dysfunctional IWC, destroying its raison d’etre, Japan’s Commissioner ... More >>

Fish consumption by marine mammals concerns Japan

Friday, 28 February 2003, 9:02 am | Government Of Japan

Japan tells world fisheries organization that consumption of fish by marine mammals threatens to undermine conservation efforts More >>

Japan’s position on small-type coastal whaling

Saturday, 25 May 2002, 12:56 am | Government Of Japan

Japan has always supported the needs of aboriginal whaling communities and did at this meeting support a quota of gray whales for Alaskan and Chukotkan peoples, a quota of fin and minke whales for Greenlanders as well as a quota of humpback whales ... More >>